Running

Drake Muyinza, Running to Inspire the Next Generation

Drake Muyinza is revolutionizing the running industry. During the 2020 Austin Marathon, Muyinza broke the Guinness World Record for the longest fashion runway by running 26.2 miles and changing outfits every four miles. He demonstrated courage, determination, and reminded all of us how to find joy in running. His commitment and dedication to the sport …

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Running Is a Family Affair for the Edwards Family of Austin, Texas

Christina Edwards is a longtime runner and working mom of two. Since Stay at Home began in mid-March in the Austin area due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Edwards and her husband have focused on balancing the family’s daily workouts with their children’s online schooling, all while continuing to work full-time from home. The Edwards …

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Free Resources for PE Teachers

Free Resourcesfor pe teachers Looking for ideas for PE class or in-classroom brain boosters? We’re here to help! You may use any of these resources at school, community organization, or virtual program! Marathon Kids programming is now FREE and includes access to Marathon Kids Connect, an award-winning physical activity and distance tracking mobile scanning app …

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Marathon Kids Washington

Brightmont Academy High School Students Run To Manage Stress

At Brightmont Academy, a private school serving six through 12th grades located in the Issaquah/Sammamish suburbs of Seattle, Washington, there is a Marathon Kids club with only five members. The runners, who are all in high school, meet for 30 minutes each school day with their coach, Brightmont teacher John Kernan. Together, the group runs, …

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Marathon Kids

Mighty Milers Run Club Brings Positivity To Bennie L. Cole Elementary

Coach Susan Cary first heard about Marathon Kids when the principal at Bennie L. Cole Elementary in San Antonio, Texas, where Cary teaches fifth grade, was working with a parent to find a sponsor to start a run club. “I love families and believe in the importance of building healthy habits together,” says Cary. “I …

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Christmas Hanukkah Games

Five Holiday PE Games

Holiday PE Games No matter what traditions their individual families celebrate at home, most kids love the holiday season for the sense of warmth and excitement that permeates the air, and of course the approaching break from school. These holiday PE games are a great way to channel students’ excitement, and also any stress they …

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Marathon Kids Coach Models Healthy Choices For Her Runners

The Lion Runners club is grant-funded, thanks to the generous support of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation. In Watts, a neighborhood in southern Los Angeles, California, there is an elementary school called the 112th Street S.T.E.A.M. Academy, where educator Criss Moreno wears many hats. She is a fourth-grade teacher and the school’s technology coordinator. She is …

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